This hybrid course offers an exceptional and thorough base for becoming a successful Pilates teacher. Learn fundamental Mat repertoire while gaining an understanding of basic postural analysis, functional anatomy, programming, cueing and communication. Experiential learning and a creative approach in our inviting and supportive atmosphere. Significant practice and review are required between sessions.
Laura Helsel, Pilates Process Director, has developed this course over 20 years of teaching. The Pilates Process method specializes in therapeutic teaching, helping clients address chronic pain, injuries and dysfunction and Laura brings her expertise to teachers interested in being more effective and confident in this realm.
“See all. Ignore most. Correct the essential.”
This Eric Franklin quote highlights the challenge we face as teachers in deciding when to correct and when it’s more powerful and positive to pass. It’s not about the cue it’s about the result.
Cues and images are very personal. Pilates teachers can offer a cue to a group class and get 5 different responses as to how that cue is embodied. The direction to simply “Stand Up Tall” can illicit a variety of responses from improving posture and alignment, to worsening posture and tension levels and adding excess neck strain…